Juris North Roundtables 2021: Kelsen (starting April 2021)

Juris North Roundtables 2021

Title:  60 Years after the Second Edition of the Hans Kelsen’s Pure Theory of Law

Born in 1881, Kelsen remains the most influential legal philosopher with global reach. The roundtables will discuss and assess his work and center in particular on his 1960’s Pure Theory of Law. Organizers will select some papers for a collective volume with the papers presented this year.

Lead by:

Dr Jorge E. Núñez, PhD Manchester Law School

Gonzalo Villa-Rosas, LLM Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel,

Dr Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora, PhD University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Thematic areas:

  1. Kelsen’s conception of law
  2. Kelsen’s political and moral philosophy
  3. Kelsen’s methodological presuppositions
  4. Kelsen on international and non-state law

Participants: open to all, up to 60 attendees.

Format: ​Zoom, private sessions. There will be monthly keynote speakers followed by closed thematic roundtables (four simultaneous roundtables, one per theme). We won’t share the content of the roundtables or make them public. We’ll only record key speakers’ presentations and share publicly.

Dates/Times: monthly meetings on Fridays, 3pm-5pm GMT/BST

30th April 2021

28th May 2021

Final event: 24th and 25th September 2021

If you’re interested in sending an abstract (up to 500 words) for consideration to be presented as part of the thematic roundtables or simply in taking part in our roundtables, please send your email to j.nunez@mmu.ac.uk  by Friday 26th March 2021. Please identify which thematic roundtable you want to be part of:

  1. Kelsen’s conception of law
  2. Kelsen’s political and moral philosophy
  3. Kelsen’s methodological presuppositions
  4. Kelsen on international and non-state law

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Dr Jorge Emilio Núñez
Twitter: @DrJorge_World
https://drjorge.world

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  1. […] :: Events :: Juris North organises a series of roundtables starting on 30th April 2021. The title of this year’s roundtables is ’60 Years after the Second Edition of the Hans Kelsen’s Pure Theory of Law‘. The roundtables will be held via Zoom. Interested participants should send abstracts (up to 500 words). More information can be found on the following link. […]

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